Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Infrastructural crisis force factories to a near collapse
Infrastructural crisis force factories to a near collapse
14
Jan '08
Factories in Nepal are undergoing a critical phase because of frequent and at times continuous power cuts in the country.

At present the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is facing a shortage of 80 MegaWatt of electricity. However, a memorandum inked between NEA and Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) of India on January 5, 2007, approves the construction of a 220 KV transmission line to trade electricity across border.

Recently, the NEA announced a 13 hours load-shedding a day and the consequences were quite obviously disastrous. More than five hundred factories across the country are bearing a loss of Rs10 million every day.

Even supply of electricity from India has reduced by 50 MW from January 3. Besides, erratic power-cuts have forced many factories to opt for permanent shut down.

While the demand for electricity in the eastern region is 120 MW, Sunsari Morang consumes only 40 MW. On the contrary, a supply of 87 MW of electricity is catered from the hydro power of Multifuel Khola and Hydropower of Bansbari in India.

It is becoming increasingly difficult to run operations in the factories with the available 33 MW supply of electricity. However, the Authority is trying to schedule the power-cuts and has also been collaborating with foreign organizations to overcome the present crisis.


Must ReadView All

Union Minister for finance Arun Jaitley chairing the 25th GST Council meeting, flanked by minister of state for finance Shiv Pratap Shukla (right) and finance secretary Dr Hasmukh Adhia. Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2018

GST rate on velvet fabric reduced to 5%

The 25th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting, held under the ...

RIL petrochemicals’ revenue grows 47.6% in Q3 FY18

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2018

RIL petrochemicals’ revenue grows 47.6% in Q3 FY18

The revenue from the petrochemicals segment at Reliance Industries...

Courtesy: Cotton USA

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2018

US cotton bodies pledge to support CCI activities

Ten US cotton organisations have pledged industry contributions in...

Interviews View All

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek
Kannbar

‘Blending cultures is the true beauty of fashion, where one’s imagination...

Kaizad Hansotia
GetNatty

Competition is the best thing that can happen to a startup

Luke Otten
Wigwam Mills Inc

Wigwam aims to recycle discarded yarn that doesn’t make it through the...

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

January 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.1%
No
13.4%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 97

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.9%
No
28.9%
Skip
7.2%

Total Votes: 97

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.6%
No
9.3%
Skip
3.1%

Total Votes: 97

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
8.2%
Skip
9.3%

Total Votes: 97


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search